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Guyana, Jamaica: Driving Miss Crazy?

Living Guyana drives home his point about the local taxi drivers: “Clearly, the Guyana taxi industry lives by two codes – ‘we'll get you there – dead or alive’ and ‘we'll brake when we hit something'”. And the Jamaican blogger at Stories of Me recounts his own driving woes: “Driving in Jamaica is about self preservation – ‘How can I get from point A to point B without the aid of an ambulance or a hearse?'”

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  • […] Guyana, Jamaica: Driving Miss Crazy? – Living Guyana drives home his point about the local taxi drivers: “Clearly, the Guyana taxi industry lives by two codes – ‘we’ll get you there – dead or alive’ and ‘we’ll brake when we hit something’”. And the Jamaican blogger at Stories of Me recounts his own driving woes: “Driving in Jamaica is about […]Jamaica: West Indies Team to Blame – As we enter Holy Week, Idle Yout Speeks is careful not to crucify the Crown Prince of Cricket for the sins of the entire West Indies team: “Let’s not be quick to behead the king while we let the headless chickens around him run amok.” Jamaica: Rex Nettleford?s UN Address – The Life and Times of Michmac recalls being taught by Professor Rex Nettleford and links to his keynote address to the United Nations on the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Jamaica: The Burying Years – Marlon James is forced to consider his own mortality as he enters the stage of life he dubs “The Burying Years”. Jamaica: African/Brazilian Connection – Geoffrey Philp’s Blogspot covers Joel Gondim’s presentation “Color, Identity, and Candomblé in Brazil,” in which he explores how the African connection to Brazil manifests itself in food, music, and religion. […]

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